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What to expect at the new Detroit Auto Show

There is no question, the automotive industry has really changed in recent decades. New vehicle releases used to only take place in the fall, but now they can happen virtually any time. Gas-powered vehicles are rapidly on the path to extinction to make room for electric vehicles. Advancements in technology have changed everything from how we get directions to maintaining our rides. It only makes sense

By |September 9th, 2022|

A history of Mackinac ferries

Ask most anyone in Michigan what the number one tourist destination in the state is and they’ll likely answer “Mackinac Island.”  The Straits of Mackinac and surrounding areas are beautiful no matter the time of year. It's been a popular place to travel since humans inhabited the Great Lakes region. The mainland northwest of the island, St. Ignace, was the first established city in the state.

By |September 9th, 2022|

Floating Citadel joins Detroit cityscape

A striking new piece of art now adorns Detroit’s cityscape. It is the result of an extensive search that started when the convention building was called TCF Center, and ended after it became Huntington Place. The outdoor sculpture highlights the main circle drive near the entrance. Called Floating Citadel, it is the inspiration of local artist Scott Hocking. The Search The process began with a call

By |September 9th, 2022|

Top 10 tips for picking your own apples

We're just starting to experience crisp cool air, but crisp, fresh apples on the other hand, are already available. Michigan is the nation's third highest apple-growing state, behind only Washington and New York. USApple estimates that our farmers will produce nearly 30 million apples this year, so chances are there's an orchard near you. September and October are prime apple-picking months. With U-Pick orchards all over

By |September 6th, 2022|

12 things to do in Michigan in September 2022

Labor Day doesn’t mark the end of summer, we’ve still got weeks of mild weather and fun events ahead. Get out and enjoy flowers, music, art and more at our 12 things to do in Michigan in September 2022. September 2-5 Detroit Jazz Festival – Detroit For over 40 years, the Detroit Jazz Festival Foundation has celebrated Detroit’s rich history of jazz music by organizing the

By |August 31st, 2022|

12 things to do in Michigan in August 2022

This month is all about locally-grown and locally-made, from candles to cars and mint to music. We’ve highlighted some of the coolest in our 12 things to do in Michigan in August 2022. August 5-7 Buy Michigan Now Festival – Northville Admittedly we may be biased, but this event is our favorite of the year, and it also helps fund this campaign. Affectionately known as BMNFest,

By |August 25th, 2022|
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